Lawyer

Maritime lawyer ran own business, commission told

Tonette Kelly.

Matthew Moore The most senior lawyer at NSW Maritime used government staff phones and premises to run a personal legal business earning $120,000 a year, inquiry hears.

Cubicle crisis

Working out at work

workout

Stuck on a problem at work? The best way to solve it could be to get moving and take a walk.

Insuring yourself online

Got a problem?

Whats Your Problem Q. I'm selling sports equipment to customers around the world, but can't find insurance.

The emergence of the celebrity business adviser

The newly refurbished Hollywood Sign

Valerie Khoo Startups are looking towards celebrity business advisers to lend their advice and expertise to their fledgling brand.

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Mark Bouris

Raise your profile with mix of marketing and word of mouth

Mark Bouris

Mark Bouris I WISH to advise my friend, an audiologist who has been operating his practice for the past few years, on the best approach to marketing, and growing, his business.

How to build your personal brand through networking

Business

Valerie Khoo Are you looking to build your personal brand? Networking is the answer.

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FAMILY BUSINESS

Pluses and minuses to working with family

Gina Rinehart.

Transparency is important in avoiding feuds in a family-run business, says Family Business Australia chief Philippa Taylor.

MANAGING

Mate, this is serious business

Apple.

Jo-Anne Hui Some of the world's most successful businesses were launched by two mates with a great idea. Think Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak at Apple.

Guarding your business when you're sick

AFR photoillustration Tamara Voninski.

Financial advisers spend a lot of time creating contingency plans for their clients, but many neglect to prepare for their own worst-case scenario.